18 Jun , 2013
For his 40th birthday Steven Spielberg’s friends made him this short film based on Citizen Kane (1941) about his life and career up to that point.
citizen kane, steven spielberg
26 Jan , 2012
Paul Newman was born on this day in 1925 and despite passing away in 2008, his remarkable philanthropic activities live on.
15 Jan , 2012
What does a scene from Jaws (1975) sound like with the music from Vertigo (1958)?
hitchcock, jaws, spielberg, vertigo
5 Oct , 2011
What was showing at cinemas in London’s West End back in 1976?
14 Jun , 2011
A NASA video of Space Shuttle Endeavor’s last launch has been recut so we can see all four camera angles simultaneously.
30 May , 2011
The latest trailer for One Day would suggest that one scene was shot outside the Rio Cinema in East London
7 Apr , 2011
Flickr user dusashenka has posted a rich photo archive of UK cinemas.
6 Apr , 2011
How did a film over 5 years old eventually get a theatrical release back in January of this year?
the heart specialist, zoe saldana
6 Mar , 2011
Charlie Sheen has now launched his own show on the internet called Sheen’s Korner.
11 Feb , 2011
The Film School Thesis Generator is a fairly accurate spoof of the academic jargon used to describe the art of cinema.
2 Feb , 2011
February 2nd is Groundhog Day in the US, a bizarre holiday made famous by a classic 1993 comedy starring Bill Murray.
bill murray, groundhog day, harold ramis
16 Jan , 2011
If there is a sequel to The Social Network, the November meet up between Mark Zuckerberg and George W Bush has to be in it.
facebook, george w bush, mark zuckerberg
11 Jan , 2011
Was an early Jennifer Connelly film an influence on Black Swan?
black swan, darren aronofsky, etoile
Directors, Images, Interesting, Random
1 Jan , 2011
Back in January 1984 Alan Bowker helped Stanley Kubrick get set up with an IBM XT computer.
IBM, stanley kubrick
24 Dec , 2010
From Wings (1929) to Slumdog Millionaire (2008), a map shows the location of each film that won Best Picture at the Oscars.
Random, Viral Video
21 Dec , 2010
A new video shows how the famous line ‘We’re not in Kansas anymore’ from The Wizard of Oz has repeatedly cropped up in films and TV shows.
the wizard of oz
5 Oct , 2010
A 1974 letter from Python Pictures has surfaced online detailing the cuts the British censor wanted to make to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975).
monty python and the holy grail
30 Sep , 2010
A US company specialising in bacon products recently commissioned an artist to create a life-sized bust of actor Kevin Bacon …made out of bacon.
25 Sep , 2010
Rollover didn’t exactly make major waves upon its release, but its depiction of a global financial collapse now seems chilling.
12 Sep , 2010
On Friday night a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey in Los Angeles was interrupted by someone apparently having an acid trip during the climax.
Interesting, Random, TV
16 Aug , 2010
A vintage BBC interview with director John Ford from 1968
13 Aug , 2010
Christopher Nolan became an A-List Hollywood director with Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) but his early films also contain intriguing images related the caped crusader.
batman, christopher nolan, following, memento
18 Jul , 2010
There are a number of questions audiences will be asking themselves after seeing Inception, but could the film be about itself?
8 Apr , 2010
An amazing selection of movie titles which arranged by decade from 1929 to 2009.
23 Mar , 2010
Google have put famed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa on their front page today in honour of what would have been his 100th birthday.
15 Mar , 2010
Someone has created an amusing chart of characters based on The Big Lebowski.
the big lebowski
20 Feb , 2010
Doesn’t Steve Jobs look a bit like Michael Haneke?
michael haneke, steve jobs
Amusing, Random, Viral Video
2 Feb , 2010
I’m not sure if these YouTube videos of a man filming his wife crying at films are real, fake or part of some kind of internet spoof.
ai, lord of the rings, star wars, the crying wife
1 Jan , 2010
I have to confess that the whole William Shatner ‘screaming the name of the villain in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’ internet meme kind of passed me by until now.
star trek, william shatner
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